Cheap flights from Raleigh to Houston (RDU - IAH)

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The best prices from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Houston are usually found in October or September, booked 16 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Saturday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Raleigh (RDU) to Houston (IAH)

All the information you need to plan the best RDU to IAH flight in 2021: compare Raleigh to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
RDU - HO1
Price
$179 - $309
HO1
Temperature
53.6 - 84.2 °F
HO1
Precipitation
3.2 - 5.9 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

€179

From Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Houston

One-way from

$70

One-way flight from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Houston

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Raleigh to Houston?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Raleigh to Houston. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Houston.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Raleigh to Houston?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 16 days in advance to save up to 19% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 16 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Raleigh to Houston 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $234, or $302 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Raleigh to Houston?

Flights from Raleigh to Houston lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Raleigh to Houston in October, with the cheapest ticket starting at $88.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Raleigh to Houston (RDU - HO1)?

It’s optimal to fly from Raleigh to Houston at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 41% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Raleigh to Houston in September, October 2021

The best prices found for RDU to IAH flights for September, October
26 Oct - 30 Oct
$67pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
12 Oct - 18 Oct
$76pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
15 Oct - 18 Oct
$83pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Raleigh found for this year
26 Oct - 30 Oct
$67pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
1 Dec - 8 Dec
$73pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
12 Oct - 18 Oct
$76pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Non-stop flights to Houston from Raleigh

Save time with Raleigh to Houston direct flight deals
2 Dec - 9 Dec
$263pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
22 Oct - 30 Oct
$283pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
7 Oct - 11 Oct
$303pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Last minute flights from Raleigh to Houston

Late deals on round-trip flights to Houston from Raleigh, departing today and this week
30 Sep - 3 Oct
$95pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
30 Sep - 3 Oct
$99pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
30 Sep - 3 Oct
$101pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

One-way flights to Houston from Raleigh

The cheapest one-way flights from Raleigh to Houston
5:25 pm - 8:32 am
Frontier
1 Stop
16h 07m
RDU - IAH
Frontier
$70
StudentUniverse
6:37 am - 7:23 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
13h 46m
RDU - IAH
Multiple Airlines
$76
Kiwi.com
11:00 am - 8:14 am
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
22h 14m
RDU - IAH
Spirit Airlines
$77
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Raleigh</span> to <span class="emphasized">Houston</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Raleigh to Houston

What airport do you fly from for flights from Raleigh to Houston?

Most people fly from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham (RDU) if they book a flight from Raleigh to Houston. On average, Raleigh-Durham has 0 outbound flights to Houston per day from 7 airlines. Raleigh Raleigh-Durham is conveniently located just 11.1 mi from Raleigh’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Houston have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Houston that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Frontier, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are flight prices decreasing from Raleigh to Houston due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Raleigh and Houston for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from Raleigh to Houston for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Raleigh to Houston for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $67, but on average you can expect to pay $88.

Are there nonstop flights from Raleigh to Houston for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Raleigh to Houston under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Raleigh to Houston is less than $390.

Are there last-minute flights available from Raleigh to Houston for under $100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Raleigh to Houston within the next 7 days for less than $100.

How popular is this Raleigh to Houston flight route?

Flights from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Houston have been viewed 85 times in the past calendar month.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Raleigh to Houston round-trip?

Currently priced at $67, Spirit Airlines will fly you from Raleigh to Houston and back. In addition to Spirit Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. This flight start at 71% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the most reliable airlines from Raleigh to Houston?

Consider ANA (96%), Air New Zealand (87%) or United Airlines (87%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Raleigh to Houston.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Raleigh to Houston?

Major Airline, American Airlines and Delta are the most popular airlines when flying from Raleigh to Houston.

What are the cheapest flights from Raleigh to Houston?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $48. While the most popular route (Raleigh Raleigh-Durham - Houston Hobby) can be booked for $73 on average our data indicates $485 when flying from Raleigh to Houston

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Houston, TX

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Houston from Raleigh?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Houston within the United States

Most visitors from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Houston.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Houston.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham are not required to quarantine after entering Houston.

Do I need a test to fly back to Raleigh from Houston?

Returning to Raleigh Raleigh-Durham from Houston

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Houston must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Raleigh Raleigh-Durham.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Houston are not required to quarantine after entering Raleigh Raleigh-Durham.

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Alternative routes for Raleigh to Houston

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Houston

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Raleigh to Houston.
Average temperature for September in Houston
82.4 °F

Airports servicing Raleigh

Airports servicing Houston

Top 5 airlines flying from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Raleigh to Houston choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Frontier
$48 $134 No cancel fee 62%
Spirit Airlines
$73 $244 No cancel fee 65%
Delta
$87 $284 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$124 $284 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$128 $331 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Raleigh to Houston

See what time of day planes typically take off from Raleigh towards Houston.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 71% of RDU to IAH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 29% of RDU to IAH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of RDU to IAH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of RDU to IAH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Raleigh to Houston
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Raleigh to Houston.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
0 flights
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